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Gravesend Kent Adult Education Centre


The Gravesend Adult Education Centre is a large, red-brick Victorian building on the edge of Gravesend town centre.

It is known locally as the "Victoria Centre" because of the statue of Queen Victoria that stands on the corner overlooking the town. The centre has a fully equipped Pottery and Jewellery studios.

Opening times

Term time

Monday and Thursday 9am - 5pm

Tuesday and Wednesday 9am - 9pm

Friday 9am - 4pm

Outside of term time

Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm

Saturday opening times vary, depending on which courses are running.


  • Limited disabled access and facilities. Please contact us for more information
  • Café/refreshments

Getting there

Nearest parking:

Parking on site for blue badge holders only. The nearest car park is the Thamesgate Multi-storey in Clive Road. There are also plenty of alternative car parks within Gravesend town centre such as West Street.

Parking costs:

8am to 6pm, up to 1 hour £0.80, up to 3 hours £1.50, up to 4 hours £2.00, over 4 hours £6.50. Parking is free after 6pm.

Centre information

Find us

Victoria Centre Darnley Road
DA11 0RX

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